NHL, NHLPA begin formal labor talks

Updated: August 7, 2012, 6:41 PM ET
By Katie Strang | ESPNNewYork.com

With the NHLPA yet to receive all the financial information requested from the league and executive director Donald Fehr still in Europe to brief players overseas on the proceedings, the two sides continued to tackle the secondary, non-core economic issues during Day 1 of labor negotiations this week.

The two sides, which discussed player health and safety as well as legal issues on Tuesday, are expected to address economic issues on both Thursday and Friday.

The NHLPA is expected ...

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